USFS seeks nominations for resource advisory committee | SkyHiNews.com
YOUR AD HERE »

USFS seeks nominations for resource advisory committee

The Rocky Mountain Region of the US Forest Service is seeking nominations for a new resource advisory committee.

This committee will be comprised of 15 citizens with diverse interests and function under a formal charter in accordance with the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act and the Federal Advisory Committee Act, according to USFS officials.

Members must reside within the state in which the committee has jurisdiction. Terms are four years and unpaid, though members may be reimbursed for travel expenses.



Resource Advisory Committee members will provide recommendations to the Forest Service on the development and implementation of special projects on federal lands.

The National Forests that are represented on the Rocky Mountain Resource Advisory Committee include the Arapaho, Routt, Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre, Gunnison, Pike, Roosevelt, San Isabel and White River National Forests in Colorado and the Medicine-Bow, Bighorn and Shoshone National Forests in Wyoming.



Those who are interested in serving on the Rocky Mountain Resource Advisory Committee to represent interested groups are invited to submit nominations. Final selections will be vetted and approved by the Secretary of Agriculture.

Nominations must be received by April 30. For more information on the committee and member requirements visit: http://www.fs.usda.gov/main/pts/specialprojects/racs.

 


Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

The Sky-Hi News strives to deliver powerful stories that spark emotion and focus on the place we live.

Over the past year, contributions from readers like you helped to fund some of our most important reporting, including coverage of the East Troublesome Fire.

If you value local journalism, consider making a contribution to our newsroom in support of the work we do.

 

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User


News

Parent company of Sky-Hi News sells to Ogden Newspapers

Swift Communications, the parent company of the Sky-Hi News and other Colorado mountain town newspapers, is selling its local media and publishing businesses to West Virginia-based Ogden Newspapers, the companies announced Tuesday morning.



See more